National Geographic : 1994 Feb
O nabed of gorgonian coral off Florida's east coast, agravid loggerhead awaits nightfall. After dark she'll lumber ashore, excavate a nest, drop and bury about I 10 glistening eggs, then retreat to the waves. Prime nesting ground, Florida receives some 16,000 loggerheads ayear. Each nests about four times during the April to October season, then migrates hundreds of miles to feed.